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re: Deadgames and Alivegames (2nd visit)

Started by droqen, May 31, 2022, 10:45:15 AM

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I previously left some notes about Deadgames and Alivegames here: http://newforum.droqen.com/index.php?topic=2.0

Our conversations at letterclub.games have started to gravitate towards The Timeless Way of Building, which uses the adjective alive, which dug this up out of memory...

How does Christopher Alexander use the word alive, and how does Melos Han-Tani use the word alive?


QuoteQuestioning "Scaling"

Imagine a novel written by 10, 100, or 1,000 people. It would be bad. Novels aren't written by 10+ people, and they would never benefit from being written so!

My very first line of questioning, which I believe I can begin to answer: Why would a novel written by 10, 100, or 1,000 people be bad?